Therese Tucker to Share First-Hand Experience, Advice on Negotiating Skills Learned Building Finance Controls and Automation Software Company from the Ground Up

LOS ANGELES – May 26, 2016 – BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker has been invited to speak next week at CohnReznick LLP’s Executive Women’s Forum on a panel entitled “Playing to Win: The Art and Power of Negotiation.”

Mastering the art of successful negotiation can be the game changer when it comes to opportunity, advancement and higher compensation. In this session, panelists will candidly share the triumphs, disappointments, fears and best practices they have personally experienced as they have honed and mastered negotiation. Ms. Tucker will draw on her experience building BlackLine from the ground up into a leading global provider of enhanced finance controls and automation (EFCA) software.

What: “Playing to Win: The Art and Power of Negotiation

When: Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, 5 to 7:30 p.m. PDT

Where: Luxe Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles

Featured panelists:

  • Sheryl Cefali, managing director, Duff & Phelps
  • Sarah Roth, partner, Riverside Company
  • Margaret Shanley, principal, Transactional Advisory Services, CohnReznick
  • Therese Tucker, CEO, BlackLine

The session will be moderated by Stephanie Blondell, JD, assistant director, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and assistant professor of Law at Pepperdine University. Lise L. Luttgens, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA), will give an introduction upfront.

A portion of ticket sales from the event will be donated to GSGLA, which serves more than 40,000 girls K-12 throughout the greater Los Angeles County.

CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax and advisory firms in the United States. The Executive Women’s Forum is focused on promoting education, communication and business development opportunities among women business leaders and decision makers. For more information or to register, go here.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit


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